UK - 🟧Sourceful
East-West Rail links and notes
Did you know that East-West Rail want to build a 2-track line on an embankment or viaduct just behind Baggott Hall Farm? Or that when complete, it would carry half-mile long diesel-hauled container trains at night, going to and from Felixstowe? You can find this and other useful info in this doc.
A list of companies that for the time being have suspended selling across EU/UK borders due to Brexit laws. Credit: Edwin Hayward, author of 'Slaying Brexit Unicorns'
Covid-19 Regulations Table
coronavirus, UK, law, list
A list of laws used to impose coronavirus restrictions - since March, the government has used the Public Health (Control of Diseases) Act 1984 to pass lockdown laws - over 60 of them as of now
Public COVID-19 Data Table: Lower Tier Regional Breakdown
Coronavirus trends statuses in UK regions: new cases, deaths and lockdown statuses
Breakdowns of COVID-19 (inc comparisons to ONS data on hisotircal respiratory disease) deaths
This is a collation of various data sets on UK COVID-19 deaths, as well as 5-year historical death totals and respiratory-related deaths. Primarily based on ONS data releases, but also combining various other sources of mortality figures for comparisons.
All The Citizens: COVID-19 public sector contracts
A list of all the contracts given by the UK governmend during the Covid-19 response
GLP DSC Leicester factual briefing FINAL
In the first weekend of July 2020, two newspapers published reports containing grave allegations about exploitation in UK clothing factories, linking ‘fast fashion’ produced for huge online brands such as Boohoo to workers being paid a fraction of the minimum wage and working in squalid, sweatshop conditions. This doc contains confirmed information about this topic.
VAT 2021 Notes
If, like me, you’re worried about needing a VAT number in 2021 and are unsure of where to start, hopefully this guide will help. VAT is complicated and has a lot of documentation, and it’s extremely difficult to figure out if things are relevant to online, independent shops or not. I aim to walk through the basics of VAT and the criteria that would make you need to get a VAT number. I’ll include sources for my information, and links to where you can apply for a VAT number! I’m a recent economics graduate and a PTIN-registered tax preparer.